Asbestos, Shipyard & Crane: A case in the United States District Court, D. South Carolina, Charleston Division ruled on an appeal from a summary judgment.
The Asbestos, Shipyard & Crane case is about a former ship worker that was allegedly exposed to asbestos while working on ships and later developed asbestos-related lung cancer.
A brief summary of the Asbestos, Shipyard & Crane case includes:
- From 1965 to 1976, Thomas C. Dandridge, Jr. was employed as a pipefitter and coppersmith at the Charleston Naval Shipyard (the “shipyard”) in Charleston, South Carolina.
- Over the course of his employment, Dandridge was exposed to asbestos while working with and around various asbestos-containing products, including products used in valves manufactured and sold by Crane.
- Specifically, plaintiff Linda T. Dandridge alleges that Dandridge was exposed to asbestos contained in flange gaskets used to link Crane valves to pipe lines. The Court ruled: Denied
- For more on the case, please follow this link: 2012CV0484 – January 27, 2016
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